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Children and Young People Archive

Parents urged to protect their children against flu

Parents urged to protect their children against flu

As we enter the 2021-2022 flu season, the Immunisation Team at Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are reminding parents of the importance of protecting their children against the virus by ensuring they have their flu vaccination. Flu is not just a...

Immunisation ‘Catch-up’ Clinics

Our immunisation team is offering ‘catch-up’ clinics for children who missed their school-based vaccinations due to lockdown, or were simply absent from school at the time of their immunisations. We will be running clinics at community venues across Gloucestershire to...

The Big Ask

The Big Ask

The Big Ask This week Dame Rachel de Souza, Children’s Commissioner for England, has launched ‘The Big Ask’, the biggest ever consultation with children undertaken in this country. The survey will run until May 19th and will ask children across England to set out...

Team of the Week: Children in Care team

Team of the Week: Children in Care team

This week, we’re focusing on our Children in Care Team, whose aim it is to promote and look after the health of children who are in care. The team achieve this by ensuring that high-quality health assessments are offered to young people in care, that adults working...

Team of the week: CYPS Immunisation Team

Team of the week: CYPS Immunisation Team

Our Team of The Week this week is our Children and Young People Service (CYPS) Immunisation Team. Operating across Gloucestershire, our CYPS Immunisation Team work to protect the health and wellbeing of Gloucestershire's children by delivering a variety of vaccination...

Vaccinate and protect your child against flu this winter

Vaccinate and protect your child against flu this winter

This year, more than ever, it is really important parents help protect their children against the ‘double danger’ of flu and coronavirus by ensuring they have their flu vaccination. Flu is not just a heavy cold, it can be a very unpleasant illness for children and can...

Children’s flu vaccination clinics 2020

Children’s flu vaccination clinics 2020

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is offering children’s flu vaccination drive-through appointments and community clinics across the county for all primary school children (Reception to Year 6) and all Year 7 children in secondary school. A series...

Immunisation Catch Up Clinics

Immunisation Catch Up Clinics

Our immunisation team is offering ‘catch up’ clinics for children who missed their school-based vaccinations due to lockdown, or were absent from school at the time of their immunisations. We will be running drive-through appointments at Edward Jenner Court in...

Share you views on our CAMHS service

Share you views on our CAMHS service

We are looking for children, young people and their families and carers to share their views on various aspects of our children and young people’s mental health services. This may include attending a focus group, sharing your views with us in person or over email, or...

What is it like to visit CAMHS?

What is it like to visit CAMHS?

If you’re due to have your first appointment with our Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), then you may be wondering what it will be like. Evie Day, Mental Health Nurse with CAMHS, explains what you can expect from your first visit. “Your initial...

A day in the life of a children’s occupational therapist

A day in the life of a children’s occupational therapist

This is a day in the life of an occupational therapist (OT) working with our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Herefordshire: "I arrive at the office and grab a coffee and sort through messages from parents, often about concerns or requests for...

Crucial information given to Herefordshire school children

Crucial information given to Herefordshire school children

Children from across Herefordshire will be given crucial information about staying safe and happy in an event spanning several weeks. The ‘Crucial Crew’ is held each year to educate primary school children on issues such as road, water and fire safety, first aid and...

Top tips to avoid stress when waiting for exam results

Top tips to avoid stress when waiting for exam results

Across Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, students are anxiously awaiting their exam results.  Whether it is for GCSEs, A-levels or higher education, it can be an anxious and stressful time both for the students and their families. While it isn’t possible to change...

Childrens Mental Health Lessons at SkillZONE

Childrens Mental Health Lessons at SkillZONE

A new mental health awareness scenario has been added to the courses on offer at SkillZONE, Gloucestershire’s safety education centre. This week is Children’s Mental Health Week, so ²gether NHS Foundation Trust and SkillZONE are pleased to be able to launch this...

Get ²gether to Talk Young Peoples Mental Health

Get ²gether to Talk Young Peoples Mental Health

It’s Time to Talk about young people’s mental health at a ‘get ²gether' in Gloucester. The event is being organised by the Governors of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and takes place on national Time to Talk Day, which is Thursday, 4 February. Gloucestershire College,...

Film Highlights Recovery College Success

Film Highlights Recovery College Success

A short film has been produced highlighting the success of an innovative college set up to educate people on how to help their recovery and stay well following mental illness. Since its inception the Severn & Wye Recovery College, run by ²gether NHS Foundation...

Herefordshire School Children Get Crucial

Herefordshire School Children Get Crucial

Children from across Herefordshire will be given crucial information about staying safe and happy in a two-week long event starting on Monday (June 15). The ‘Crucial Crew’ is held each year to educate primary school children on issues such as road, water and fire...

Working with Young Carers

Working with Young Carers

Young people supporting a family member with mental ill health will be helped by a new service being launched by the charity Gloucestershire Young Carers in partnership with the ²gether NHS Foundation Trust (²gether). 40% of young carers in the county between the ages...

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